…and that’s when she does this…
Another of my favourites based on rAg bhoop (mohanam) is by Bhupen Hazarika from the movie “rudAli”…in which the erstwhile teen idol Dimple Kapadia (who was responsible for the wet dreams of a generation of young men who are more than middle-aged now) gave a very sensitive performance indeed….
The Thattekkad visit was excellent in terms of birding, but we had some less-than-happy experiences in terms of our accomodation, because of our bird guide. As a bird guide, Mr.Eldhose is excellent, and showed us a great variety of birds. He is very knowledgeable; for example, he said that the Indian Pitta was earlier coming out at 6pm, now it was coming out only at 6.20pm…and lo and behold, at 6.20pm, there the bird was, responding to his call!
After ages, a conversation with
Here’s the view of the Periyar (periyAr, meaning, big river)…the Dr.Salim Ali Bird Sactuary in Thattekkad is situated on the banks of the river.